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Welcome!

Welcome to the Santa Monica College High School Concurrent Enrollment Program. As you consider your choices, here is why SMC is an excellent choice for you:

  • Courses are free to California high school students
  • SMC has an excellent academic reputation.
  • SMC is #1 in transfers to the University of California, UCLA, USC, Loyola Marymount, and Ivy League-Columbia University (west of the Mississippi​).
  • We offer thousands of courses every term to help you earn high school and college credit toward a degree, certificate and/or transfer.​

Time to Process HSCE Applications
​Applications will be processed in the order received. Applications are reviewed within 3-5 business days after receipt, during regular business hours. Due to volume and staffing, late applications do not receive​ prioritized review



Submit Your Concurrent En​rollment Application

  • To serve you better, please submit your High School Concurrent Enrollment application and required transcript as a single PDF file by email to concurrentenrollment@smc.edu.
  • If you previously took a class at SMC, you only need to submit the HSCE aplication. You do not need to reapply to SMC.​


Contact us

​All SMC personnel are working remotely until further notice and no in-person services are being provided. Here is how you may reach us:

  • ​Email us at concurrentenrollment@smc.edu​ at any time.
  • Join our QLess Line during normal office hours to speak to someone.
  • Call us at 310-434-3522. Leave us a message and we will promptly return your call. 


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